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1997 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Electronic VIN: JHLRD1855V
trans takes off in second gear and wont upshift
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2005 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Electronic VIN: 2HGES26755
As stated, this vehicle was in a collision a while back. Part of the repairs required replacing the transmission 1/2 case (and related seals/gaskets) - all parts used were new, Honda parts . . . down to the fluid used. Vehicle left first part of last month bu...
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2000 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L No Start VIN: KMHJG35FSY
Customer complains every time they fill up will fuel the vehicle has a hard time starting. It will ONLY happen at this time. I haven't had any problems starting it of course. Can't find any EVAP problems or pressure problems. Help would be appreciated. Trouble codes: P0441
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1998 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L transfercase noise VIN: JACDJ58X5W
98 trooper has gear noise ( aggressive ) that starts at about 60 mph and will stay thru decell to near stop. (shift on fly system)iondicator light flashes untill 4x4 button cycled. do not belive it a "tod" system . have manifold vac to solenoid on front diff w...
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1999 Mazda Miata 10th Anniversary 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1NB3539X
car came from georgia the check engin light came on failed emmision the custamer said she had the e g r port cleaned down there and the e g r valve replaced . i looked on iatn and everbody said to clean the port so i talked to her and she said do it . i took t... Trouble codes: P0402 (e g r excessive flow detected)
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2001 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ22511
HELP!!! This car is violating all known laws of government and physics! Customer complains of "lack of power, cutting out, hot smell at rear of car--burns your nose", also the MIL comes on, FLASHES and continues to flash even with car running great. Codes are ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire detected), P0421 (Catalyst system efficeincy below threshold)
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2000 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L Intake manifold VIN: 4A3AAY6G2Y
Posting for a good friends shop This car came in on the flatbed . We are wondering if any one has seen this before ? Car driveing on the Parkway Stoped to pay toll . Started back off and Car stalled ! Came in to Shop and the Intake Manifold is broke in Half Ri...
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1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D7T
after reading the codes in the ecm, we tested the purge volume control valve per all datas instructions. we found the valve to open and close when we cycled ignition on and off. but it was very loud and moved eraticaly. we replaced it and shipped the vehicle. ... Trouble codes: P1445
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1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG6857X
I haven't gotten this car back for testing, but I replaced the front (I only saw 2 on the car) O2S a week ago after seeing code P0130 for bank 1 sensor 1. I assume that's the 3-wire sensor just aft of the right-side manifold. Now code is back and I briefly had... Trouble codes: P0130
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1989 Toyota Pickup DLX 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JT4VN13D7K
I use alldata test procedures on this vehicle. battery was dead when I got this vehicle so if there was any codes they are missing and i can't get the vehicle to run long enough to set any codes. Bench tested EFI relay OK, Bence tested circuit opening relay OK...
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1997 Toyota Corolla 1.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 2TIBA01E9V
Hello all, This corolla has a intermident stall when coming to a stop/intersection.Sometimes it may not restart until severl attemps are made.No codes.New plugs,cap,rotor,wires and coil in recent months.Cleaned throttle body air filter clean,Only had problem h...
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2004 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TDZA23C64
This Sienna came in with the check engine light on due to a P0330 (knock sensor circuit). Clear the code and it comes right back. Mitchell is not much help on this. I've seen the fixes posted on the 3.0 and 3.4 engines (shielded wire shorts). I was wondering i... Trouble codes: P0330
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2000 Daewoo Nubira SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KLAJC52Z4Y
I know everybody loves these cars like I do! I talked to a guy who works on these things all the time and he said when you are doing the relearn process you need to hold the brake and rev the engine three times in a row. I did the relearn about thrity times be... Trouble codes: 1336 (crank position tooth error not learned).
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1994 Honda Prelude S 2.2L abs VIN: JHMBB1179P
The left front speed sensor had a open ciruit, but customer decline repair at this time. We even asked me to ohm the right front. checked at 859 ohms. Thanks everybody for the code definition.
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1991 Mazda B2200 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: JM2UF3138M
Thanks to all the replies and a special thanks to Terry B for taking the time to discuss this in detail! I'm a long time master tech, but short time emissions tech due to moving to an emissions county, and the details of NOX, HC a CO are coming to me slowly. T... Trouble codes: 16 (egr position sensor not listed in alldata).
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2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L Hesitation, fuel rich smoke from VIN: 1YVGF22C4Y
thanks for taking time to respond to my post . because of financial concerns the customer took the car to return when it gets worse. i really tried to prove or disprove the fuel pressure reg. was leaking with no success. i still dont know if the intake runner ...
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1997 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BD675XV
Thanks to everyone who replied, and also for all the good information. A couple of you got it right! There were actually 2 separate problems. First, there was a broken ground wire by the rear dogbone mount (the ground wire ran from from the top of the transmis... Trouble codes: P1507 (Idle control system malfunction), P1540 (VSS malfunction 2), P0500 (VSS malfunction).
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1998 Subaru Legacy 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BC6851W
thanks tothose who repolied. they treated only 2 points, timing belt, wwe checked that and it was correct. and valve adjustment. the customer ran out of time and money, so the car is gone with no repair. sorry i couldn't give any more help. thanks for your hel... Trouble codes: P0302.
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1994 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4T1SK12EOR
Sorry it took so long to post a finish but I just got the car back.It has been sitting in my driveway running all day and several test drives have gone flawlessly.I disconnected the tach wire to the ign. module before returning it to the customer last time and...
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